Here is this week’s East Asia blog roundup :
- China Hope Live – Joel gives readers a little taste of what it’s like to travel in the hard sleeper carriage (硬卧车) of a Chinese train.
- China Hush - An article about Zhang Lu (张璐), a high-ranking interpreter who has caught the attention of countless Chinese netizens.
- Danwei - The author takes another trip with Li the Soy Sauce and learns a little about marketing techniques employed within Chinese supermarkets.
- Just Another Day in Japan – Paul writes about the mischievous Japanese water imp, or kappa (河童).
- Maangchi – Maangchi shares her recipe for hoddeok (호떡), a type of sweet pancake with a brown sugar syrup filling.
- Okonomiyaki – Laurel goes shopping for pickles and dashi kombu at Kyoto’s Nishiki food market (錦市場).
- On the Fringe – Global Gal enjoys a cup of chatang (茶汤), a type of seasoned flour gruel popular in Beijing (北京) and Tianjin (天津).
- Roboseyo – Rob pays a visit to Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장) in Busan (부산).
- Speaking of China – Jocelyn lists some more blogs written by Western women who have Chinese partners.
- The Gaijin Gourmet - Louis shares a recipe for niwatori kushi (鶏串), or chicken skewers.
- Wandering Taiwan – Micki and Kristen spend the day exploring the small town of Lingjiao (嶺腳).
- Xinjiang : Far West China – Josh shares his thoughts on other blogs which focus on Xinjiang (新疆) and the Uyghur people.
- 四海为家 – Maria posts a summary of her recent trip to Dali (大理).
That’s all for this week. The next blog roundup will be on March 28, 2010.